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Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
. democratic senator john kerry appeared before the senate foreign relations committee thursday for his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of state. his -- he has been a member of it since 1985. during his introductory remarks, he was interrupted by a protester with the group codepink, the activist rushed out of the room as she called for a changed u.s. policy in the middle east including cutting aid to israel. john kerry responded by invoking his own days as an anti-war activist in the early 1970's upon returning from military service in vietnam. >> killing thousands of people. they are not a threat to us. when is it going to be enough? when are enough people going to be killed? [indiscernible] >> when i first came to washington to testify i was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about, so i respect -- i think the woman who was voicing her concerns about that part of the world, and everyone of you have trouble there, some recently. senator mccain, you were there in a refugee camp
WHUT
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
successor, democratic senator john kerry, is for -- is confirmed. the british prime minister david cameron has pledged to hold a national referendum on whether to leave the european union. he ended months of speculation that the televised address on wednesday. >> it is time for the british people to have their say. it is time for us to settle this question about britain and europe. when we have negotiated that new settlement, we will give the british people a referendum with a very simple in or out choice, to stay in your opinion on these new terms or to come out altogether. it will be in in/out referendum. >> under the terms of his proposal, cameron's eu referendum won't take place in -- unless he wins reelection in 2015. the israeli military continues to carry out deadly attacks in the occupied west bank. in the latest incident, a 21- year-old palestinian woman was killed and another local youth wounded when israeli forces opened fire at a school. a witness said the slain victim, lubna hanash, was standing with a group of companions when they came under fire. >> to that is really
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
president obama is nominee to the secretary of state, john kerry, and chuck hagel, which he has gone a lot of flak for it, to the secretary of defense? >> those are promising choices. john kerry may finally liberate himself with a push from chuck a goal. they are going to have to take on the military-industrial complex and reduce those mass of weapons systems that were designed for a soviet-peristyle hostility like the f-22 and nuclear subs. they're going have to cut the military budget down from its $800 billion, and get out of afghanistan and iraq. and whether they have the chemistry and the political fortitude to do so, it remains to be seen. but i think they are a better choice than their predecessors. i think john kerry will be better than hillary clinton, who had to be macho all the time. and panetta, chuck hagel will be better than panetta, who was kind of a fill in. and spent weekends back in california where he really wants to retire. there is a little promise there. but again, it requires the resurgence of mass demonstrations in washington this spring to develop a convergent poli
WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
ministration. obama also officially nominated chuck hagel to head defense and john kerry to become secretary of state on monday. joining us here in park city, utah, is jeremy scahill, national security correspondent for the nation magazine. he is featured in and co-wrote the new documentary, "dirty wars: the world is a battlefield." book with thest same title is due out in april. we're also joined by the director of the film, rick rowley, independent journalist with big noise films. the film premiered here at the sundance film festival in the u.s. documentary competition section. when we flew in a salt lake city last night, we went directly to the salt lake city library where there was a sold-out crowd to see a showing of "dirty wars." we want to congratulate you on this absolutely remarkable film. i think it is very appropriate to begin our four days of broadcasting here in park city on this day after the inauguration of president obama to begin with "dirty wars: the world is a battlefield." jeremy, talk about president obama's first four years and where we're going now. you got a
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